Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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Public Office(s) Held: 
U.S. House of Representative from Florida's 23rd district 2013 - currently
U.S. House of Representative from Florida's 20th district 2005 - 2013
Florida State Senator from the 34th district 2003 - 2004
Florida State Senator from the 32nd district 2001 - 2003
Florida State House of Representative from the 97th district 1993 - 2001
Short bio: 

Debbie Wasserman Schultz was born on September 27, 1966 in Forest Hills, Queens, New York. From 1968 to 1978 her family lived in Lido Beach, Nassau County, New York. In 1978, her family moved to Melville, Suffolk County, New York where Wasserman graduated from high school in 1984. Later she received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts with certificate in political campaigning in 1990, both in Political Science, from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

At the University of Florida, Wasserman Schultz was active in student government, serving as President of the Student Senate, as well as founder and president of the Rawlings Area Council Government. She credits her experience in student politics with developing her love for politics and the political process.

Wasserman Shultz is currently the U.S. Representative for Florida's 23rd congressional district, a member of the Democratic Party and the Chair of the Democratic National Committee. She previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. She is also the first Jewish congresswoman elected from Florida.


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